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10 March 2014 ~ 0 Comments

TKD Impact League 2014

TKD Impact League 2014

Another awesome day had by Banstead TKD students. The 2014 TKD Impact Competition League kicked off with the Under 13′s Yellows and Greens tournament held at the Impact Academy in Croydon on Saturday March 1st. Out of all the possible Juniors who are members at Banstead TaeKwon-Do we had 8 brave competitors who decided it [...]

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19 July 2013 ~ 0 Comments

London to Brighton Bike Ride DONE

London to Brighton Bike Ride DONE

Having never been a cyclist of any real distance the prospect of cycling the 54 mile London to Brighton route for the British Heart Foundation was a big challenge in my eyes. I am sure for the majority of regular cyclists the distance wouldn’t be too troublesome but the event hides another challenge, fundraising for [...]

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23 May 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Fitness Training: cycling event Pearson 75k 2013

Fitness Training: cycling event Pearson 75k 2013

Sunday 19th May 2013 = fairly tired legs. I’ve never previous measured how far I’d ever cycled. As a child, teenager and young adult I was more in to bunny hops than figure hugging tights. However, my fairly recent re-interest in mountain biking has led to more miles in my legs, and I’m glad of [...]

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09 October 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Banstead TaeKwon-Do Enters Year 4

Banstead TaeKwon-Do Enters Year 4

September 2nd 2009: the first Wednesday of the month was the first session of Banstead TaeKwon-Do, I was a 3rd Degree Blackbelt at the time and had worked hard to set up a TaeKwon-Do school. I started as I meant to go on: 6pm Tiny TKD’ers 6:30pm Juniors TaeKwon-Do 7:30pm Seniors TaeKwon-D0 Here is a [...]

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14 August 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Banstead TKD Instructor passes to 4th Dan Black Belt

Banstead TKD Instructor passes to 4th Dan Black Belt

From Left: Mr Steven Elliot, Master R. Dennis, Mr James Davis Since I started TaeKwon-Do training in 1995 in Scotland there was always a special feeling when being taught by an instructor with stripes on their Dobok, i.e. a 4th Degree Black belt or above and rightly so, 4th Degree is the beginning of the [...]

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07 April 2012 ~ 0 Comments

70th TKD IIC in Watford 2012

70th TKD IIC in Watford 2012

I love being part of Big TaeKwon-Do events like the International Instructors Course (IIC). I’ve only been to one IIC before, Belgium 2007, and it was a blast so when the chance came up for one this year and in LONDON it was a MUST ATTEND event. During my time in TaeKwon-Do I have lived [...]

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07 April 2012 ~ 0 Comments

KEWAP: Knives & Edged Weapons Awareness Programme

KEWAP: Knives & Edged Weapons Awareness Programme

Over my time training in TaeKwon-Do I have experienced quite a few different instructors and even trained in some other Martial Arts too. I have been taught, learnt and practiced different principles of applying TKD techniques to self defence, whether that be an unarmed or armed (impact or edged) attacker. I very much believe that [...]

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02 January 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Start TKD in January 2012 – The Year to Get Active!

TaeKwon-Do is for all ages. See my January 2012 Page for more details

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15 November 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Trigger Point Performance Therapy

Trigger Point Performance Therapy

TriggerPoint Therapy Training On September 16th 2011 I went to the Fulham Fitrooms to attend the Trigger Point Performance Therapy Ultimate 6+ Training Course taught by Jonathan Lewis from Balance Performance Physiotherapy, a TPT Master Trainer. This was a half day hands on course in which I learnt about the key areas of the human [...]

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27 October 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Charity Football for Clic Sargent

Charity Football for Clic Sargent

I have always thought that as a club we could do good for our community rather than only doing good for ourselves and our first venture as a group was October 14th where the Priory School in Banstead held a 24 hour charity 5-a-side football event which was extremely well attended by school boys, teachers, [...]

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